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Zapata

Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
+27 21 671 2393
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“nachos” (10 reviews)
“refried beans” (2 reviews)
“guac” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent setting with lots of atmosphere. Food was tasty and service was good. We will be back again.

Thank JMBFDublin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I were in the area and didn’t know where to eat so we thought we’d give this place a try. We were very pleasantly surprised. We had the refried beans nachos the beef tortilla between us. The portions were incredibly generous to...More

Thank michaellK746VR
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an early Friday eve dinner and my overall experience was super average. Waitrons were friendly & helpful so no complaints there. Interior is in serious need of a re touch. Dinner companion's food came before mine. I think unless there are many...More

Thank Tasada
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The starter, as well as the mains were absolutely delicious and the portions are very generous. The waiter was very attentive, yet content to let us chat away and order food late into our arrival. Don't forget to try their margaritas - they are absolutely...More

Thank Bronwen A
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a quick celebration of exam results - had 2 drinks and 2 starters - shared a main. The chillie poppers are hot! But a nice touch with bacon. Was a long wait for our drinks then Everything happened at once. Food...More

Thank TouchLightly
Reviewed October 20, 2017

While the food was not what we would expect from a similar restaurant in the Unite States, we found the food to be good. (What we call "chips" in the US are more of a potato chip there.) The restaurant was within walking distance of...More

Thank kathryn w
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Returned to Zapata for lunch earlier this week and once again was super impressed! Mino, the owner is very hands-on and friendly and makes the BEST margaritas! The portions of food are great and they don't skimp out on anything. Guac, salsa, cream and cheese...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a lovely venue to relax with friends and enjoy cuisine that is a little different. The staff are friendly, the atmosphere extremely welcoming and relaxed and the food is great, although quite filling! We had starters to share and then a main each...More

Thank karenedwards2016
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

I was so disappointed last night when we went for dinner. We booked early and were the only table when we placed our food order yet it took 1 hour for our meal to arrive. The service was shocking. The waiter never told us specials...More

Thank sharoncarter04
Reviewed June 13, 2017

We had a great meal on Saturday, was a large table (Birthday celebration) and the food was excellent, the service good and the meals are well priced. It was our first visit, but we will be back.

Thank GeoffC5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 1 Harfield Village Centre | 2nd Avenue, Harfield Village, Claremont 8000, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 2393
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Description
warm, friendly local village mexican restaurant with classic decor.friendly staff will satisfy all your needs. great value , good portions of genuine mexican cuisine.A seperate bar area with an outside area for warm summer evenings. Open at 6pm with kitchen closing 10pm. Full license and cocktail menu.Come and enjoy.
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